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Alan Masferrer Delivers an Multi-Limbed Surrealist Music Video in ‘Love is a Lonely Dancer’

Spanish Director Alan Masferrer talks DN through his surreal multi-limbed, b&w music video for Antony & Cleopatra’s ‘Love is a Lonely Dancer’.

Memories Light the Difficult Path Ahead in Gavin C Robinson’s Contemplative Music Video ‘Eyes Fixed’

DN speaks to Director Gavin C Robinson about his latest collaboration with musician Mike Vass for animated music video ‘Eyes Fixed’.

The Creeping Horror of Grief Becomes all too Palpable in Rob Savage’s Short ‘Absence’

DN caught up with Director Rob Savage to discuss ‘Absence’ – his short but dense film about the grieving process, starring Paul Mcgann.

Eleven Keys Repurpose the Modern Beauty of Aboriginal Art for Animated Trip ‘Whelk Song’

Elsa Secco explains how she and Jonathan Guyader created ‘Whelk Song’ – a captivating piece of animation whose roots are firmly based in the Aboriginal culture which inspired Geoffrey Secco’s track.

Colours Run from Nowhere to Everywhere in Emanuele Kabu’s Kaleidoscopic Music Video ‘The Nomadic Alternative’

Emanuele Kabu chats to DN about tapping into feelings of restlessness for Delta Club’s colourfully animated kinetic music video ‘The Nomadic Alternative’.

DN336: Asaf Korman Delves into the Heart of Unhealthy Symbiotic Relationships in Sibling Drama ‘Next to Her’

Israeli director Asaf Korman joins us on the podcast with feature debut ‘Next to Her’, an intimate and very personal look at the themes of co-dependence and unhealthy symbiotic relationships.

Sam Griffith & Hannah Thrower Build a Rich Animated Tapestry for Courtney Marie Andrews’ ‘Woman of Many Colors’

Director Sam Griffith tells DN how he and artist Hannah Thrower weaved a rich tapestry of animation for Courtney Marie Andrews’ ‘Woman of Many Colors’ music video.

“3,000 times a day for two weeks” – Nathan Johnson on the Painstaking Push Pin Animation of ‘Change is Everything’

Director Nathan Johnson invited DN to dig into the hazards of flying pins and sore fingers he faced during the creation of his mind-boggling stop motion music video ‘Change is Everything’.

Denny Wong Hopes You’ll ‘Stay Awhile’ as he Explores Love in an Age of Fleeting Connections

Calendrical short ‘Stay Awhile’ charts the progression of a relationship between two strangers who decide to spend a month together. We discuss the temporal nature of modern relationships with Director Denny Wong.

Don’t Call it a Dance Film! Youness Benali Finds Expression Through Movement in ‘Without A Word’

A director who has always showcased image and movement at the forefront of his work, Youness Benali returns to DN with his new expressive short ’Without A Word‘ and explains why despite what you may initially think this new piece isn’t a dance film.

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